This Day in Jewish History 1943: Nazis Begin Their Final Assault on Krakow Ghetto

Some able Jews were spared for labor, including in Oskar Schindler’s plant, but the Nazis wanted the city ‘clean.’

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On March 13, 1943, German forces occupying the Polish city of Krakow began a two-day final assault on the Jewish ghetto there, expelling those they did not kill on the spot to either a labor camp or death...